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    Eliécer Ávila, The ‘New Man’ Who Became An Opponent

    Eliécer Ávila, The ‘New Man’ Who Became An Opponent 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 8 April 2017 – Walking along the streets with Eliécer Ávila can be a complicated task. His face is well known thanks to a viral video broadcast almost a decade ago. However, before fame came into his life, this young man born […] Continue reading

    Oswaldo Payá Award Ceremony Is Absent The Winners

    Oswaldo Payá Award Ceremony Is Absent The Winners / 14ymedio, EFE 14ymedio/EFE, Havana, 22 February 2017 — The presentation of the Oswaldo Payá “Freedom and Life” Prize has led to a diplomatic conflict, after the Cuban government vetoed the entry into the country of three of the guests: OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro, Former Mexican […] Continue reading

    Cuban emigration – causes and incentives

    Cuban emigration: causes and incentives DIMAS CASTELLANOS | La Habana | 24 de Enero de 2017 – 10:40 CET. From the 16th century until the first half of the 20th Cuba was a country of immigrants. In spite of the close relationship with the United States, in 1959 the number of Cubans in the latter […] Continue reading

    UNPACU Reaches 5th Anniversary Amid Achievements And Criticisms

    UNPACU Reaches 5th Anniversary Amid Achievements And Criticisms / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Luz Escobar/Mario Penton, Havana/Miami, 24 August 2016 – Five years can be a long time in Cuba, when we’re talking about an opposition organization. In the complex kaleidoscope of dissident groups and parties that make up civil society on the […] Continue reading

    A Before and After

    A Before and After / Fernando Dámaso Posted on March 30, 2016 Fernando Damaso, 29 March 2016 — The official journalists and the functionaries of the Cuban government, all in chorus, just to prove that the Guantanamo Naval Base is illegal have taken up against the presidents and Cuban governments from the years 1903 and […] Continue reading

    The Cuban Adjustment Act is not the Problem

    The Cuban Adjustment Act is not the Problem / Miriam Celaya Posted on January 27, 2016 Miriam Celaya, Cubanet, Havana, 22 January 2016 – The imminent arrival in the US of thousands of Cubans stranded in Costa Rica has, once again, unleashed the debate whether the Cuban Adjustment Act its right or not, its original […] Continue reading

    Vandals Paint Che Statue with the Word “Murderer”

    Vandals Paint Che Statue with the Word “Murderer” / 14ymedio Posted on October 26, 2015 14ymedio, Spain, 26 October 2015 — At dawn on Sunday, a group of vandals painted the statue of Ernesto Che Guevara in the Galician town of Oleiros with the colors of the Spanish flag and the word “murderer.” This is […] Continue reading

    Demystifying las UMAP – The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba

    Demystifying las UMAP: The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba Joseph Tahbaz ’15 History major Dartmouth College Joseph.A.A.Tahbaz.15@dartmouth.edu Abstract: The UMAP, las Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción, were forced-work agricultural labor camps operated by the Cuban government during the mid-1960s in the east-central province of Camagüey. The current academic literature […] Continue reading

    Officers Invade Home to Remove Protest Sign

    Officers Invade Home to Remove Protest Sign / Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello Posted on October 9, 2013 HAVANA, Cuba, October 8, 2013, Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello / www.cubanet.org.- On Thursday September 26, Barbara Fernandez Barrera was the victim of an act of repudiation in her home, located at Avenida 47, #7403, between 74th and 76th, […] Continue reading

    Cuba Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Confronted by Italian Pro-Castro Fanatics

    Cuba Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Confronted by Italian Pro-Castro Fanatics By Gianluca Mezzofiore: Subscribe to Gianluca’s RSS feed April 28, 2013 9:59 PM GMT Cuba dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez has been confronted by pro-Castro fanatics at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia A group of around twenty demonstrators accused Sanchez of being pro-American, shouting “Yes […] Continue reading

    Disgraceful

    Disgraceful / Cuban Law Association – Veizánt Boloy Cuban Law Association, Translator: Unstated, Veizant Boloy by Veizánt Boloy The laws are used by some citizens today like waste paper. If we take as an example the acts of repudiation — where citizens gather and scream at and even physically attack their fellow citizens or their [...] Continue reading

    The New Challenge to Repressive Cuba

    The New Challenge to Repressive Cuba
    by Daniel Wilkinson
    Published in:
    The New York Review of Books
    August 19, 2010

    For decades, the Castro government has been very effective in repressing
    dissent in Cuba by, among other things, preventing its… Continue reading

    Cuba—A Way Forward

    Cuba—A Way Forward
    by Nik Steinberg, Daniel Wilkinson

    In a 1980 interview, Gabriel García Márquez told The New York Times that
    he had spent three years writing a book about life in Cuba under Fidel
    Castro. But, he said, “now… Continue reading

    Report on the HR situation in Cuba over the last 5 months

    Report on the HR situation in Cuba over the last 5 months (January -May
    2008)

    Over the last five months, the Cuban regime arrested and jailed 22
    dissidents and opposition activists, 13 of whom were still in prison at
    the… Continue reading

    MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS IN CUBA

    MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS IN CUBA

    Elections for delegates of the municipal assemblies of People's Power
    have begun in Cuba. These elections are of considerable importance for
    two reasons: they determine who these local authorities will be and it
    serves as the… Continue reading

    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2005

    Cuba

    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – 2005
    Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
    March 8, 2006

    Cuba, with a population of 11 million, is a totalitarian state led by a
    president, Fidel Castro, whose… Continue reading